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FSMTB and NCBTMB Clarify Agreement Purpose

The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) issued the following joint statement in response to recent legislative activity.

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FSMTB and NCBTMB Reach Agreement

The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) have worked cooperatively to reach an agreement that the NCBTMB will no longer provide examinations for licensure purposes and will now focus exclusively on delivering quality certification programs.

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FSMTB Reaches Settlement in AOT Litigation

The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) has reached a settlement agreement with the Academy of Oriental Therapy, LLC, resolving the litigation filed by FSMTB.

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FSMTB Receives Tremendous Feedback on Proposed Model Practice Act

The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) sought comments from interested parties on its proposed Massage Therapy Model Practice Act (MPA) before finalizing the document.

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FSMTB Withholding Release of MBLEx Scores

The Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) initiated litigation on November 1, 2013 in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey against the Academy of Oriental Therapy, LLC., a massage therapy school, and certain identified individuals alleging copyright violations and trade secret infringement related to the intellectual property interests of the FSMTB Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).

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